Cerner president Devanny quitting; EMR demand fuels growth in mobile market;

> Cerner President Trace Devanny is leaving the company Friday after 16 years, the last 11 as president. Press release

> The global market for handheld mobile devices in healthcare is forecast to grow 7 percent this year to $8.8 billion, partially spurred by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-fueled EMR push, according to a new report from Kalorama Information. FierceMobileHealthcare

> More than 2,500 physicians have joined a citywide health information exchange, according to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. Press release

> Thanks to a $141,000 state grant, nurses at Massena Memorial Hospital in upstate New York have switched to bar-coded medication administration at the bedside. Article

> Allscripts and Eclipsys have scheduled shareholder meetings for Aug. 13 to vote on the companies' planned merger. Press release

> Hewlett-Packard has announced a new program, EHReady, to support hospital and physician adoption of EHRs. Press release

> Kodak and MedCo Data are teaming up to offer a scanning system to help medical practices convert from paper to EMRs. Press release

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